Plain Speaking

Gavin Clarke anniversary, London, pub, walking

by Tony White ‘Plain Speaking’ was written to mark the 110th anniversary, on 5 October 2021, of the birth of Brian O’Nolan, best known as Flann O’Brien, and is reproduced here with the kind permission of the author. The story was first performed at David Collard’s Carthorse Orchestra, an online salon, Saturday 2 October, and first published by 3am Magazine. Keats …